Volcanoes

Volcanoes

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by Seymour Simon
     
 

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In 2, Simon introduces elementary-school readers to the inner workings of volcanoes through engaging descriptions and stunning full-color photographs. He teaches readers why and how volcanoes happen and the damage they can cause through pictures, diagrams, and maps. This book includes a glossary and index.

Seymour Simon knows how to explain science to kids

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In 2, Simon introduces elementary-school readers to the inner workings of volcanoes through engaging descriptions and stunning full-color photographs. He teaches readers why and how volcanoes happen and the damage they can cause through pictures, diagrams, and maps. This book includes a glossary and index.

Seymour Simon knows how to explain science to kids and make it fun. He was a teacher for over twenty years, has written more than 250 books, and has won multiple awards.

Supports the Common Core State Standards

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
An armchair tour of some of the more impressive volcanoes around the world.
Children's Literature - Beverly Kobrin
Mr. Simon's brief, tight narrative about four major types of volcanoes is accompanied by striking full-page photographs that include Mt. St. Helens' eruption, the island of Surtsey's formation, and Hawaiian volcanic activity. The science is clear and the photographs are crisp and stunning.
Children's Literature - Dr. Judy Rowen
This book combines many elements that children find fascinating-fire, rock, explosions. In his usual clear, accurate prose, Simon describes the types of volcanoes and explains the process of volcanic eruption. Details are provided about recent eruptions such as those in Iceland (Surtsey) and Hawaii (Kilauea). Crisp photographs supplement the text; especially enjoyable are the "before-and-after" shots of Mount St. Helens. 1995 (orig.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062121196
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
11/15/2011
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
102,674
File size:
12 MB
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This product may take a few minutes to download.
Age Range:
5 - 9 Years

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